Hudgens Issues Fireworks Safety Reminder for New Year’s

December 31, 2013

Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging parents to protect their children — and themselves — from the dangers of fireworks during this New Year’s holiday.  Hudgens said that while it is traditional to celebrate the coming of the New Year with fireworks, he urged the state’s citizens to enjoy them...

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Man Charged in Shooting of Deer Hunter in Hart Co.

December 31, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Hart County man is facing multiple charges in connection with a shooting incident while he allegedly hunted deer illegally. It happened Thursday evening on property off Elrod Ferry Road in Hart County. That is near U.S. Highway 29 North/Anderson Highway. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said the...

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Year In Review 2013: Ground Broken on New Hwy. 17

December 31, 2013

The end of another year is upon us, which means it is time to take a look at some of the top stories from the last 12 months in Toccoa and Stephens County. One of those top stories was the start of construction on a four-lane Highway 17 in Stephens County. The project will...

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Stephens Co. Day Use Area To Remain Open Pending Lease Agreement

December 30, 2013

As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Stephens County continue hammering out a final lease agreement for the Stephens County Day Use Area, the park will remain open into 2014. The Corps said it will not close the park, located at the Georgia-South Carolina state line off Highway 123, on January 1 as...

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Toccoa Man Recognized for Downtown Volunteer Work

December 30, 2013

The Georgia Downtown Association recognizes a local man as a top volunteer in the Northeast Georgia region. Recently, the organization named Toccoa’s Chuck Taylor as its District Two Volunteer of the Year for 2013. The Toccoa Main Street program nominated Taylor for the award. Main Street Director Connie Tabor said that Taylor helps the...

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MLK Events Announced in Toccoa

December 30, 2013

Plans are in place for next year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration in Stephens County. Everything gets started during the second weekend in January. Activities are set to begin on Saturday, January 11 with an art contest at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Toccoa and the annual talent and...

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